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Many pharmaceutical companies offer medication assistance programs to low-income elderly and families. These programs typically require a doctor's consent and proof of financial status. You may not have a prescription drug benefit through health insurance. The following are a list of prescription drug and medication assistance programs.


GoodRx is a website and mobile app that finds discount prices for medications and tells you where to get the lowest price. It does the comparison shopping for you!

GoodRx is the #1 most downloaded medical app on the iTunes and Google Play app stores. Get prescription drug prices on-the-go, with coupons built into the app. Just show your iPhone or Android smartphone to the pharmacist to save. https://www.goodrx.com

211 Texas

211 Texas - Prescription Drug Assistance Programs- A list of pharmaceutical companies or pharmacies that make brand name or generic prescription drugs available to patients who are uninsured or under insured or, for other reasons, cannot afford to pay the market price. Also included are organizations that help qualifying patients complete and file paperwork for submission to drug manufacturers to request such medication or which maintain lists of these types of programs for referral purposes. www.211texas.org

Healthcare Alliance Discount Prescription Drug Card

The Healthcare Alliance - FREE prescription discounts. Zero hassles. Save now. Get the searchRx App now! Find the lowest nearby price for your prescription. www.thehealthcarealliance.com



Medications used in the treatment of Alzheimer's  Visit this page to learn about what medications are available. Blue names means the drug is available through a Patient Assistance Program; an asterisk indicates the drug is not currently available through a patient assistance program: www.needymeds.org

Benefits Checkup National Council on Aging (NCOA) 

BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. There are over 2,500 benefit programs available nationwide. Find out what benefits may be available in your area. www.benefitscheckup.org


You have enough to worry about right now. Figuring out how to pay for your prescriptions shouldn't be another stressor. PhRMA's Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. www.medicineassistancetool.org

Texas Department of Insurance

Texas Department of Insurance - Medicare prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) pays some of the costs for prescription drugs at participating pharmacies in your area. Since January 1, 2006, everyone with Medicare has been eligible for this coverage, regardless of income and resources, health status, or current prescription expenses. The program is voluntary and can be especially helpful for people who have high drug costs and no drug coverage.www.tdi.texas.gov

Medicare.gov prescription drug plan finder

Find plans that cover drugs: General Search - A general plan search only requires your zip code. Personalized Search - A personalized plan search requires your zip code and complete Medicare information. This page is secured to protect your personal information. If you don'twant to enter your Medicare information, you may use the general search option. Find & Compare Plans that Cover Drugs. www.medicare.gov


NiceRx helps individuals access over 1,500 FDA-approved medications through patient assistance programs. Get your medication for only $49/month. www.nicerx.com/


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